Young people working with AFSC in St. Louis designed this t-shirt symbolizing the need to deconstruct the school-to-prison pipeline. The t-shirt is available for purchase here.
By Joshua Saleem
The school-to-prison pipeline is for some, at best, a phenomenon that could happen to a few young people in certain communities. For others, it’s just an academic idea. For still others, it doesn’t even exist.
But for James, Sarah, Natera, and many young people like them, it’s their reality.
Young people in Seattle argue that funding should go to schools, not prisons.
Who we are
AFSC is a Quaker organization devoted to service, development, and peace programs throughout the world. Our work is based on the belief in the worth of every person, and faith in the power of love to overcome violence and injustice. Learn more
Where we work
AFSC has offices around the world. To see a complete list see the Where We Work page.